Professional Experience 3

EDU80021 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 24 hours 20 days placement (150 hours)

2020 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

31 Aug 20


EDU80020 Professional Experience 2

Concurrent requisites
EDU80060 Secondary Curriculum & Pedagogy 2


EDU80018 Innovation for Education

Aims and objectives

In this unit, pre-service teachers will undertake a 20 day professional experience in a secondary school setting under the supervision of approved mentors. Pre-service teachers will involve themselves in the life of the school and reflect on their practice and performance, supported by their in school mentor and university academic staff. Within this unit, pre-service teachers must demonstrate that they are ready to teach within a secondary school. Pre-service teachers will be required to demonstrate competence against all elements of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers: Graduate stage. This is a requirement of graduation.

Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Plan, implement and critically evaluate engaging and level appropriate learning experiences using a variety of curriculum documents and resources. [APST Standards 1, 2, & 3]
2. Create learning environments that ensure safety and effectively facilitate learning. [APST Standards 1 & 4]
3. Demonstrate professional and collaborative relationships with education professionals, students, and the wider community. [APST Standards 6 & 7]
4. Adapt teaching to cater for individual differences. [APST Standards 1, 2 & 3]
5. Utilise a range of strategies to effectively assess, provide feedback and report on student learning. [APST Standards 2 & 5]
6. Demonstrate their competence in relation to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (Graduate) and plan for ongoing professional learning. [APST Standards 1-7]

Courses with unit

Prior to 2019 this unit was titled Supervised Practicum 3